Nevada police arrested 41-year-old Troy Driver on Friday in connection to the disappearance of 18-year-old Naomi Irion.
Driver is being held on kidnapping fees after he allegedly approached Irion’s automobile in a Fernley Walmart car parking zone round 5:00 a.m. on March 12, in keeping with the Lyon County Sheriff’s Workplace mentioned.
Surveillance footage shows Driver lurking close to Irion’s 1992 Mercury Sable earlier than getting inside and driving off. Officers discovered Irion’s automobile unattended at an industrial park close to Walmart on March 15.
Police mentioned Driver’s truck has been impounded and brought into proof.
Irion’s whereabouts are nonetheless unknown as of Driver’s arrest. Telephone data present she was energetic on social media and obtained a Snapchat minutes earlier than her disappearance.
Irion’s mother instructed WAGM 8 that she was ready for a shuttle to her job at Panasonic which normally arrives between 5:30 a.m. and 5:40 a.m.
“That is nonetheless a really energetic investigation,” Lyon County Sheriff Frank Hunewill mentioned on March 25. “Extra data can be launched because it turns into out there. Naomi has nonetheless not been positioned and we’re persevering with to seek for her and data.